Novel Therapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Last Modified: April 6, 2005

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Conference Dates: June 23-24, 2005
Conference Location: Courtyard Magnificent Mile Marriott, 165 East Ontario, Chicago, IL

Sponsoring Group: Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Conference Web Page URL: www.multiplemyeloma.org/medical_programs

Conference Objectives:

  1. Indentify the prognostic indicators and diagnostic approaches to multiple myeloma.
  2. Discuss the latest advances in stem cell transplantation, treatments for bone disease, and supportive care management.
  3. Describe the role and appropriate use of novel treatments for multiple myeloma throughout the disease progression.

Who Should Attend: June 23: Patients; June 24: Hematologists, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Internists with Newly Diagnosed Patients

Registration Information: June 23 Patient Program: Contact the MMRF at 203-972-1250 or visit www.mulitplemyeloma.org/medical_programs. June 24 Professional Programs: contact Denise Marshall at (312)695-1392.

Conference Fees: June 23 patient program: Free; June 24 professional program: $50 registration fee

Continuing Education: Yes. 3.75 Category 1 credits available for physicians


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